Support
provided by:
close
 

Yuja Wang

Yuja Wang artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

Yuja Wang at NPR's studio in Washington, D.C.

December 2, 2013 The pianist says she hears a connection between "Rach 3" and improvisations from the late Art Tatum.

ListenPlaylist

Yuja Wang at NPR's studio in Washington, D.C.

December 2, 2013 The pianist says she hears a connection between "Rach 3" and improvisations from the late Art Tatum.

ListenPlaylist

Hungarian composer Franz Liszt, circa 1886. The 200th anniversary of his birth falls on Oct. 22.

October 20, 2011 Hear the acclaimed pianist discuss and spin his favorite Liszt recordings.

ListenPlaylist

News

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is facing budget battles, and the shame of being silenced while backing a pop group.

August 17, 2012 The Atlanta Symphony struggles, a one-handed pianist graduates and the music of John Cage continues.

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and his compatriot Gustavo Dudamel, together in Caracas.

August 12, 2011 From huge artist fees to one tiny concert dress: all the classical news that's fit to link.

ListenPlaylist

More Stories

March 14, 2007 After just two rehearsals, Wang wowed audiences and critics.

ListenPlaylist

Pianist Yuja Wang playing Prokofiev's Toccata, Op. 11 at the Steinway and Sons factory in Queens, New York.

February 19, 2014 We took one of the world's most buzzed-about pianists to the Steinway factory in Queens.

One of our favorite albums so far this year is by violinist and composer Todd Reynolds.

June 15, 2011 Discover our favorite classical picks from 2011's first half, and vote for a few of your own.

ListenPlaylist

NPR Artist Directory

Chopin

Frederic Chopin

Hear Chopin's music in performance and perspective.

Search for your
favorite artist

Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

Enjoy archival interviews and performances from the folk revivalist.

Search for your
favorite artist

Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

Search for your
favorite artist

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Hear and watch exclusive performances from the guitar-playing Mexican duo.

Search for your
favorite artist

Bon Iver

Bon Iver

Hear concerts and interviews with the atmospheric art-folk singer.

Search for your
favorite artist

Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

Hear performances and profiles of the jazz innovator's work.

Search for your
favorite artist

Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

Hear essential recordings and performances from the lauded quartet.

Search for your
favorite artist

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

Search for your
favorite artist

Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

Search for your
favorite artist

M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

Search for your
favorite artist

Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

Hear concerts and interviews with the grandiose art-rock band.

Search for your
favorite artist

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Purchase Featured Music

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2

Purchase Music

close

Purchase Featured Music

  • Album: Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Artist: Yuja Wang
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 2013
 

Bartók at the Piano-1

Purchase Music

close

Purchase Featured Music

  • Album: Bartók at the Piano-1
  • Artist: Béla Bartók
  • Label: Hungaroton
  • Released: 1998
 

Liszt: Piano Recital

Purchase Music

close

Purchase Featured Music

  • Album: Liszt: Piano Recital
  • Artist: Leif Ove Andsnes
  • Label: Angel
  • Released: 2001
 

Liszt: Wild and Crazy

Purchase Music

close

Purchase Featured Music

  • Album: Liszt: Wild and Crazy
  • Artist: Various
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 2011
 

Marc-André Hamelin plays Liszt

Purchase Music

close

Purchase Featured Music

  • Album: Marc-André Hamelin plays Liszt
  • Artist: Marc-André Hamelin
  • Label: Hyperion
  • Released: 1997
 

Sonatas & Etudes by Chopin, Scriabin, Liszt & Ligeti

Purchase Music

close

Purchase Featured Music

  • Album: Sonatas & Etudes by Chopin, Scriabin, Liszt & Ligeti
  • Artist: Yuja Wang
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 2009
 

Franz Liszt: A Faust Symphony

Purchase Music

close

Purchase Featured Music

  • Album: Franz Liszt: A Faust Symphony
  • Artist: Leonard Bernstein
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
 

William Kapell Edition (Box Set)

Purchase Music

close

Purchase Featured Music

  • Album: William Kapell Edition (Box Set)
  • Artist: William Kapell
  • Label: RCA Red Seal
  • Released: 1998
 

Icon: Dinu Lipatti [Box Set]

Purchase Music

close

Purchase Featured Music

  • Album: Icon: Dinu Lipatti [Box Set]
  • Artist: Dinu Lipatti
  • Label: EMI Classics
  • Released: 2008